The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for DataSynapse skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited DataSynapse over the 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
TIBCO DataSynapse GridServer
UK / England
Rank 571 563 585
Rank change year-on-year -8 +22  
Contract jobs citing DataSynapse 14 52 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.033% 0.11% 0.025%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.19% 0.62% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 46 7
Median daily rate £600 £600 £625
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -4.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £491 £520
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £675 £635
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £525 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

DataSynapse is in the application platform skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 7324 8445 8398
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 17.52% 17.22% 17.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 4791 5409 5034
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £253 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 159 211 306
Median hourly rate £18.50 £19.18 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.52% +0.92%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £16.07
% change year-on-year -5.55% +12.00%  

DataSynapse
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing DataSynapse as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

Job vacancy trend for DataSynapse in England

DataSynapse
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing DataSynapse in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for DataSynapse in England

DataSynapse
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing DataSynapse in England over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DataSynapse in England

DataSynapse
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DataSynapse within the England region over the 3 months to 25 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -4 13 £613 +2.08%
Yorkshire +15 1 £525 -
DataSynapse
UK

DataSynapse
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing DataSynapse also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for DataSynapse.

1 30 (78.95%) Java
2 25 (65.79%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (60.53%) Oracle Coherence
4 22 (57.89%) Oracle
4 22 (57.89%) XML
5 21 (55.26%) Banking
6 17 (44.74%) SQL
7 15 (39.47%) JavaScript
7 15 (39.47%) Windows
7 15 (39.47%) TIBCO
8 13 (34.21%) WebSphere
8 13 (34.21%) Multithreading
8 13 (34.21%) XSLT
8 13 (34.21%) Hadoop
9 12 (31.58%) C++
9 12 (31.58%) HTML
9 12 (31.58%) Apache
9 12 (31.58%) HTTP
9 12 (31.58%) Front Office
9 12 (31.58%) Grid Computing
10 11 (28.95%) Finance
10 11 (28.95%) Middleware
10 11 (28.95%) Tomcat
10 11 (28.95%) SQL Server
10 11 (28.95%) Sybase
10 11 (28.95%) Performance Tuning
11 10 (26.32%) DevOps
11 10 (26.32%) Linux
11 10 (26.32%) IBM
12 9 (23.68%) Oracle HTTP Server

DataSynapse
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 23 (60.53%) Oracle Coherence
2 13 (34.21%) WebSphere
3 12 (31.58%) Apache
4 11 (28.95%) Tomcat
5 9 (23.68%) IIS
5 9 (23.68%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 2 (5.26%) Jetty
6 2 (5.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (2.63%) Apache Pig
7 1 (2.63%) Apache Spark
7 1 (2.63%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 8 (21.05%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.16%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (7.89%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 12 (31.58%) HTTP
2 9 (23.68%) FCoE
2 9 (23.68%) Fibre Channel
2 9 (23.68%) iSCSI
2 9 (23.68%) NAS
2 9 (23.68%) SAN
3 8 (21.05%) LAN
3 8 (21.05%) Multicast
3 8 (21.05%) WAN
4 5 (13.16%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (34.21%) Hadoop
2 11 (28.95%) SQL Server
3 9 (23.68%) HBase
4 6 (15.79%) Big Data
5 4 (10.53%) Oracle Database
5 4 (10.53%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (2.63%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (2.63%) Apache Hive
6 1 (2.63%) Hazelcast
6 1 (2.63%) RDBMS
6 1 (2.63%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (15.79%) Git (software)
2 4 (10.53%) JIRA
2 4 (10.53%) Visual Studio
3 3 (7.89%) Maven
4 2 (5.26%) Gradle
4 2 (5.26%) Subversion
4 2 (5.26%) TeamCity
General
1 21 (55.26%) Banking
2 12 (31.58%) Front Office
3 11 (28.95%) Finance
4 8 (21.05%) Investment Banking
5 2 (5.26%) Financial Institution
5 2 (5.26%) Law
6 1 (2.63%) Retail
6 1 (2.63%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (65.79%) Developer
2 14 (36.84%) Java Developer
3 11 (28.95%) Architect
4 9 (23.68%) Infrastructure Architect
5 8 (21.05%) Senior Developer
6 6 (15.79%) C++ Developer
7 5 (13.16%) Front Office Developer
8 4 (10.53%) C# Developer
8 4 (10.53%) Java Scala Developer
8 4 (10.53%) Scala Developer
8 4 (10.53%) Senior C# Developer
8 4 (10.53%) Senior Java Developer
9 3 (7.89%) Credit Risk Java Developer
9 3 (7.89%) Digital Architect
9 3 (7.89%) Market Risk Developer
9 3 (7.89%) Market Risk Java Developer
9 3 (7.89%) Senior Credit Risk Java Developer
9 3 (7.89%) Senior Java Scala Developer
9 3 (7.89%) Senior Market Risk Java Developer
9 3 (7.89%) Senior Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (57.89%) XML
2 13 (34.21%) XSLT
3 12 (31.58%) HTML
4 11 (28.95%) Middleware
5 9 (23.68%) Rendezvous
6 6 (15.79%) Web Services
7 4 (10.53%) .NET
7 4 (10.53%) Guava
8 3 (7.89%) Hibernate
8 3 (7.89%) J2SE
8 3 (7.89%) JNI
8 3 (7.89%) SOAP
8 3 (7.89%) Spring
9 2 (5.26%) AngularJS
9 2 (5.26%) JAX-RS
9 2 (5.26%) JMS
9 2 (5.26%) jQuery
9 2 (5.26%) REST
10 1 (2.63%) Guice
10 1 (2.63%) Protocol Buffers
Miscellaneous
1 12 (31.58%) Grid Computing
2 6 (15.79%) Fixed Income
3 5 (13.16%) Computer Science
3 5 (13.16%) Market Risk
4 4 (10.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 3 (7.89%) Credit Risk
5 3 (7.89%) Derivative
5 3 (7.89%) Online Banking
6 2 (5.26%) Algorithms
6 2 (5.26%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 15 (39.47%) Windows
2 10 (26.32%) Linux
3 9 (23.68%) Solaris
4 4 (10.53%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (65.79%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (34.21%) Multithreading
3 11 (28.95%) Performance Tuning
4 10 (26.32%) DevOps
5 9 (23.68%) Benchmarking
6 8 (21.05%) Analytics
6 8 (21.05%) Software Delivery
7 6 (15.79%) OO
7 6 (15.79%) Risk Management
7 6 (15.79%) Scrum
7 6 (15.79%) SDLC
8 5 (13.16%) Multithreaded Programming
8 5 (13.16%) TDD
9 4 (10.53%) Business Analysis
9 4 (10.53%) Functional Programming
9 4 (10.53%) Microservices
9 4 (10.53%) Software Engineering
9 4 (10.53%) Technical Architecture
9 4 (10.53%) Test Management
9 4 (10.53%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (78.95%) Java
2 17 (44.74%) SQL
3 15 (39.47%) JavaScript
4 12 (31.58%) C++
5 9 (23.68%) Scala
6 5 (13.16%) C#
7 4 (10.53%) AWK
7 4 (10.53%) Perl
7 4 (10.53%) Python
8 1 (2.63%) Haskell
8 1 (2.63%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (13.16%) Degree
2 1 (2.63%) AWS Certification
System Software
1 9 (23.68%) NFS
1 9 (23.68%) Oracle RAC
1 9 (23.68%) SRDF
2 8 (21.05%) Hyper-V
2 8 (21.05%) KVM
2 8 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (21.05%) Xen
3 1 (2.63%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 3 (7.89%) Control-M
2 1 (2.63%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 22 (57.89%) Oracle
2 15 (39.47%) TIBCO
3 11 (28.95%) Sybase
4 10 (26.32%) IBM
5 9 (23.68%) EMC
5 9 (23.68%) Intel
5 9 (23.68%) NetApp
6 8 (21.05%) Cisco
6 8 (21.05%) VMware
7 4 (10.53%) AppDynamics
8 3 (7.89%) Bloomberg
8 3 (7.89%) Google
8 3 (7.89%) Reuters
9 2 (5.26%) Microsoft
9 2 (5.26%) MuleSoft
9 2 (5.26%) Solace